Undoing Sentence Examples
Victory would revive the power of the crown; defeat would be the undoing of the Revolution.
The queen set about to obtain a divorce, and used her influence for the return of Albany as a means of undoing her husband's power.
Undoing years of chaotic or unhealthy eating takes time.
His fondness of a wee dram was to be his undoing.
Then he moves back and starts undoing his tie.Advertisement
Not since the time of Somerled had the isles enjoyed such independence, but his ambitions were to be his undoing.
It has enhanced menu settings that allow resizing buttons, playing music in the background and also redoing and undoing the features.
It was a done deal and one that required the undoing of lots of other deals in turn.
From this clash of positions has emerged a threat to the peace process that risks undoing the advances of the last decade.
The fuse carriers are removed by undoing the small screw.Advertisement
A plum from one of these trees was my own undoing three years ago.
Luckily the very wickedness of these cartoon figures contained the seeds of their ultimate undoing.
The stay of my writings hath been my utter undoing.
But the biggest worry is that the great benefit of the open-source approach is also its great undoing.
Death is the final insult, the twenty-first century man or woman's complete undoing.Advertisement
Note how I leave out the fact that Saturn is posited in the house of self undoing.
This risks undoing much of the good work that has been achieved in recent years in curbing state subsidies.
On rail, he has been dealt a difficult hand undoing the mess created by his two immediate predecessors without saying as much.
The members and sympathizers of the party of reform who styled themselves " Young Turks," working largely from the European centres and from the different points in the Turkish Empire to which the sultan had exiled them for the purpose of repression - their relentless persecution by the sultan thus proving to be his own undoing - spread a powerful propaganda throughout the Turkish Empire against the old regime, in the face of that persecution and of the open and characteristic scepticism, and indeed of the hostile action, of some of the European powers.
Szechenyi had lost his reason some days before; Edtvds and Deak retired into private life; of the conservative ministers only BatthyÃ¡ny, to his undoing, consented to remain in office, though hardly in power.Advertisement
Though the bulk of his confiscated estates were lost beyond recall, he did not share the resentment of the mass of the returned emigres, from whom and their intrigues he had held aloof during his exile, and was far from sharing their delusions as to the possibility of undoing the work of the Revolution.
Such is the story of his begetting, where Uther takes upon him the form of Gorlois to deceive Yguerne, even as Siegfried changed shapes with Gunther to the undoing of Briinnhilde.
But along with wealth, these technologies bring information and thereby sow the seeds of their undoing.
The child's eagerness and interest carry her over many obstacles that would be our undoing if we stopped to define and explain everything.
Death is the final insult, the twenty-first century man or woman 's complete undoing.Advertisement
Most involve undoing bolts at the back of the washing machine and removing brackets and various packaging.
Editing your Registry settings is not for the faint-hearted, because there is no undoing mistakes.
He seems intent on undoing everything Jeff Burnige has done, with the possible exception of the sales of Ward and Ifill.
Compulsions often develop as a way of controlling or "undoing" obsessive thoughts.
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Your partner may become tired of your jealousy and suspicions, and this may be the undoing of your relationship.
This mix of ego and stubbornness can be the undoing of this sun sign.
The Sacrifice - Elena learned that she was the key to undoing the sun and moon curse from Katherine, another Doppelganger.
Watches with expansion bands can easily be slipped on and off without having to worry about undoing a strap.
Always remember you will be trying to hold your baby with one hand while undoing your bra with the other.
That would be his undoing.
The choice of Jerusalem, standing on neutral ground, may be regarded as a stroke of genius, and there is nothing to show that the king exercised that rigour which was to be the cause of his grandson's undoing.
They became an instrument in its hands which it used to its own undoing.
Scotland, however, regarded herself as bound to war against " Sectaries," and so came into collision with Cromwell, to her undoing.
He did, however, succeed in undoing all the work of his ancestors5 partly by his own slackness and sloth, partly by his choice of corrupt and treacherous ministers.
Having so done they dispersed, not guessing that Lancester had yielded so easily because he was set on undoing their work the moment that they were gone.
He obtained a house of the complexion that he desired, and having a strong following among the peers actually succeeded in undoing all the work of 1376.
The means by which they hoped to attain this end were a loyal application of the charter granted by Louis XVIII., and the steady co-operation of the king with the moderate Royalists to defeat the extreme party known as the Ultras, who aimed at the complete undoing of the political and social work of the Revolution.
Green's The Making of Ireland and its Undoing (1908), although written from a partisan standpoint, may also be consulted.
Wife of the worldwide media baron, Elliot Carver, Paris has a secret past which proves her undoing.
This will prove the undoing of the would-be white heir.
When New Labor was elected many people believed that their time in Government will be spent undoing the damage left by the last Government.
Given this involves undoing the evangelists ' editing the results are speculative to say the least.
In the latter part of his career his main object was to raise the prestige of Russia by undoing the results of the Crimean War, and it may fairly be said that he in great measure succeeded.
Szechenyi had lost his reason some days before; Edtvds and Deak retired into private life; of the conservative ministers only Batthyány, to his undoing, consented to remain in office, though hardly in power.
The rise and progress of the neighbouring borough of Penzance in the 17th century was the undoing of Marazion.
Broderick's undoing was resolved upon by the slavery party, and he was killed in a duel.
His experiment in taking the rule of these earldoms out of the hands of the descendants of Siward and Leofrie proved so unsuccessful that he had to resign himself to undoing it.
Charles also had all towns and large villages fortified; and being a man of affairs he set about undoing the effect of the treaty of Brtigny by alliances with Flanders, whose heiress he married to his brother Philip, duke of Burgundy; with Henry, king of Castile, and Ferdinand of Portugal, who possessed fine navies; and, finally, with the emperor Charles IV.
Fresh manure abounds in de-nitrifying bacteria, and these organisms not only reduce the nitrates to nitrites, even setting free nitrogen and ammonia, but their effect extends to the undoing of the work of what nitrifying bacteria may be present also, with great loss.
Beyerinck has shown that Spirillum desulphuricans, a definite anaerobic form, attacks and reduces sulphates, thus undoing the work of the sulphur bacteria as certain de-nitrifying bacteria reverse the operations of nitro-bacteria.
Christian's contempt of nationality in Sweden is the more remarkable as in Denmark proper he sided with the people against the aristocracy, to his own undoing in that age of privilege and prejudice.